Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice, 2nd Ed.
Editor: Gail A. Cresci, PhD
Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice, 2nd Edition, presents an unbiased, evidence-based examination of critical nutrition across the life cycle. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, each chapter has been carefully designed to provide a comprehensive review of the literature and a detailed exploration of the practical application of this information. With chapters written by experts, you get the most pertinent and current knowledge available, bolstered by tables, figures, and case studies that make the information accessible.
- Provides a reference on the principles and practice of nutrition support for the critically ill population through evidence-based medicine
- Includes several new chapters on pharmaconutrients, gut microbiota support, short bowel syndrome, and instituting professional nutrition practice guidelines
- Addresses specific organ systems including pulmonary, renal, hepatic, cardiac/thoracic failure as well as traumatic brain injury, acute pancreatitis, and general surgery patients
- Provides up-to-date information for the nutrition support specialist, including ethical considerations, quality and performance improvement, and conducting nutrition research in the critically ill population
- Describes special considerations for the diseases and complications that can occur in critically ill patients
© 2015 CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
705 pages, 63 black and white illustrations